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selling point. " that's the first i heard about it. >> nearly one million car owners are getting money back, all because their cars didn't deliver on a major selling point. juliette goodrich on the promise that didn't quited a up. >> hi, ken, we're talking about miles per gallon. do you question the fuel economy when you buy a car. well two manufacturers, kia and hundai had to take these stickers off and change them to the right number. on top of that, they've had to reimburse a million car owners. >> reporter: they relied on the honor system when it came to the car's fuel economy. they said it was posted right on the window sticker at the car lot. >> did you hear the mileage might be off? >> that's the first i heard
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about. >> reporter: there was an error in the testing procedure. the error coverric approximately 41 -- covering approximately 41% of the vehicles sold by the companies since 2010. the companies say they will pay owners back for the fuel costs issuing debit cards. low mileage was a selling point for them. >> that was definitely one of the factors we made attention to. >> reporter: the largest drop will be for the kia soul. it will be taken from 33 to 29 miles per gallon. the optima mid size sedans are not involved. the general manager of kia is still confident the quality of all kia vehicles speak for themselves. >> the price is competitive and
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the warranties are over the top. >> these manufacturers say they will make good on this. they will issue a debit card based on the mileage of the car plus an additional 15%. they tell the 900,000 car owners they owe it to to bring your car in and they will issue the debit cards. >> not too far from juliet is right now, earlier today it was a big mess. an 18 wheeler overturning in pleasan tonight about noon today. that crash closed the freeway for hours. the crash along with extra traffic for the first ever friday night football game at cal made for a very slow commute on east bay freeways. four people have been shot
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in menlow park at about 8:00 tonight. one victim is in critical condition. a black accurra and a honda sped away. so far no arrests. the lights have started economic back on in -- started coming back on in lower manhattan. everyone should have power back on by the end of the weekend. in new jersey the power could be out though for another ten days. at least 110 deaths are now blamed on that storm. and after another day of marathon gasoline lines, the white house authorized the am ilitary to deliver 24 million gallons of fuel as well as tap emergency oil reserves. for the drivers who have been waiting in line for hours, it cannot come soon the of. >> don't give me that. i've been waiting here four hours. >> i slept on this line in
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front of the taco bell. >> for how long? >> ing 11:00 -- since 11:00 last night until 7:00 this morning. >> one of the hardest hit areas is staten island. people went door to door looking for survivors and to deliver meals. one woman escaped with her three children and this is all that's left of their home. >> i cried for a few days. it hurts, but there's nothing else i can do. there's no more left in my body to cry. everything's gone and i'm cepting it now. many people are without power and cut off from news that help is coming. >> , the mayor canceled the maimus marathon -- famous marathon after insisting for days that it would go on as planned. the fact that it's been
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scrubbed is understandable, but people say that he should have done it a lot sooner. >> reporter: months of training, countless miles logged. the race couldn't come fast enough for christina schwartz. she was about to race in her second new york city marathon. an epic route ending in central park. even her boyfriend viny wen to cheer her on. >> when we got on the plane today to come to new york, the race was on. and when we landed, and turned our phones on, the race was off. >> reporter: for the first time in its 42 year history, the biggest marathon in the world was canceled. >> like city council people and marathon runners, they were literally fighting with each other. >> reporter: the mayor of new york said a marathon would help the city recover. that only enraged people living
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near the race route. while supplies were being stock piled, people in the neighborhood were living without water or power. >> people are hurting here. people are crying in my arms. people lost lives. >> reporter: tonight, in a last minute decision city hall officials fell to pressure. >> it was going to be a devizzive difficult day instead of a day of celebration. >> reporter: so disappointed once christina and viny saw the massive devastation they agreed it was the right thing today. >> it certainly makes you realize that missing the race is not the big issue. >> there was frustration from many from the last minute decision to cancel. all week the mayor assured participants the race would go on. half of the participants coming
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from other states and countries. it was too late to cancel the plans. however many have decided to stay and volunteer. we're proud to announce that cbs corporation, our parent company has contributed $1 million to the american red cross. it was also match contributions made by any employees by making an additional contribution. counting down to election day. attitudes toward the death penalty are changing here in calf. a new pole -- in california. a new poll finds that half of california voters prefer to replace the death penalty from life in prison without patrol. that's a shift when many said that life in prison would cost too much. grace lee weighs in. >> this has been surprising for two reasons.
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number one for six decades calf fornians have supported the death penalty. also at this point in the election cycle most people typically vote no. but what we're seeing here is an increase of yes votes and that's why this has been so surprising. the people in the bay area who count ballots tell us that they have noticed something a little different this election. absentee ballots are not coming in as fast as they did in 2008 and they think they know why. here's christin ayers. >> around our district there is probably about at least 8 or 9 corners like this. >> reporter: corners where school teachers are waging a last minute battle supporting proposition 3, a state sales and income tax hike that they say would stop education cuts. they are targeting people who are waiting until the last
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possible minute. and plenty of voters are. >> if you haven't mailed them by now, you're getting really risky about that ballot. >> reporter: civics groups claim who they are still the undecided about which -- undecided about which propositions to support. it shows on voters' ballots. >> you can see where people change their mind if you look at our tally equipment. not on candidates, on measuresr that head swatching is putting the -- scratching is putting the squeeze on. although turnout will be lower than in 2008 those who are voting are waiting and waiting causing an influx of last minute voters. with so many mail-in ballots still out it is a sign of how to sway those who are still waiting. as you can see lights are still
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on here at the jerk recorders -- at the clerk and recorders office. your ballot it due by 8:00 on election night. at this point in the game, they say it is probably best to turn it in in person. >> oh, no, they are not doing this again. >> burglarized twice in nine days, but this time a bay area mom scared off the two would-be leaves in her bath robe. >> my grand -- would be thieves in her bath robe. >> i'm just so happy. >> how getting car sick made one california family $23 million richer. >> i am the night owl and i am the morning person. >> the best time to exercise,
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negotiate a deal, and even fight with your spouse. it's all in your dna. the two-hour window per day when you're at your peak.
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this is hayden. that's elizabeth. and that's skyler... and his mom, nancy. they're just a few of the californians who took it on themselves to send you a message about what they need to restore years of cuts to their schools. prop thirty-eight. thirty-eight raises billions in new revenue - bypasses sacramento and sends every k through 12 dollar straight to our local schools... every school. for them. for all of us.
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someone tried to break intor house in the middle of the . it a piedmont woman took matters who her own hands after someone tried to break into her house in the middle of the day. it's the second time that thieves in the last nine days have targeted her house. two crook said rang her -- crooks rain her door bell several times. they broke a window when she
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didn't open the door. that's when she grabbed a bat. >> it had happened a week ago. and so she was like oh no, they are not doing this again. she was in her bath robe and grabbed this bat and chased up the stairs and swapped it into their trunk. >> swapped. the suspects drove off in a sedan with nevada plates. she was sitting on a gold mine and didn't even know it. today a californiaground mother who lams -- grandmother who almost missed her chance to cash in on a fortune came forward. the lucky winner is $23 million richer. >> reporter: with tears in her eyes julie severa arrived at the lottery office to claim her $23 million winnings. >> once in a while i'll hit the
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floor on my knees and scream. >> reporter: the 69 year old widow almost missed out on her prize. the california lotto put out this photo, in the photo her daughter chralana. >> reporter: the family stopped at michael's market and liquor last may, but not to buy a ticket. >> i was car sick. we pulled over and i grabbed my water. and she was like get me a lotto ticket, i&i'm like -- and i'm like no no no. >> reporter: the ticket would sit in the car for five months until the photo appeared. >> i put my dollar glasses and i had put two pairs to see and it was chralana.
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>> at first she thought her daughter was in trouble. >> i got the third pair and i put them on and it said i won. >> i had a dollar in my pocket and they just shut my cable off. >> reporter: she had five children, one killed last year in a motorcycle accident. she plans on providing for everyone. >> my grand kids are all going to be taken care of my i'm just so happy. >> it will take four to six weeks for her to receive her cash option payout of $17.8 million. she says one of the fist things she'll do is -- first things she'll do is buy a pair of shoes and take her family to disneyland. >> we cannot predict when you'll buy a winning ticket, but there is a best time of day to do just about everything
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else like buying a car, a house, going to the gym. >> netflix. got a bunch of -- aren't you going to fall asleep? >> there is a possibility, but that's why we rent the movies. >> reporter: they've been married ten years with a little one to keep them busy. they agree on most things, but when it comes to bedtime. >> i'm the night owl. and i am the morning person. >> i like to talk at night. >> but sometimes he wants to crack jokes and make me laugh. >> she falls asleep. >> reporter: scientists call jim a night owl, and christine a lark, a morning person. and it's all determined from the day we were born. >> you've got to look into your dna and blame it there. this is something you've inherited from your parents.
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>> you can't change from the a morning to a night person. you just have to adjust. he's been studying biological clocks for more than three decades. >> by the time people are in their 60s, they find it hard to sleep in. they have that call, an internal rooster. >> whether you're a morning person, a lark or a night owl, scientists have discovered we're pretty much the same when it comes to peak times. that is the best time the do anything. >> best time to exercise? between 5 and 7:00 p.m. >> that's when our muscle strength is best. >> best time to negotiate a deal? 9 to 11 a.m >> it requires our ability to be reading how another person is reacting to us. and that interestingly is. is just after we get up. so if you're going to be buying a house, if you want to go into a car dealership at that time
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of day. >> reporter: best time to take a test 11 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. >> that's when you will be at your peak for performening complex tasks, being able to calculate. >> if you have something difficult to talk about with your spouse, do not do it between 8:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. do it earlier in the day when people tend to have more productive interaction. >> reporter: we've all adjusted to modern society so these peak times can work for everyone. >> i'm a little more accommodating in that area. >> reporter: it's what the hawkens do with one a night owl and one a morning lark. >> best time to be watching tv, 11:21 p.m. and if you want to use facebook
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or twitter to am enhance your -- to enhance your mood, try between 7 a.m. and 9 a.m. . that's when people tend to post the most positive messages. we'll be right back. ,,,,,,,,
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we don't call this our company, we call this our mission. green toys teaches children that if i have a milk jug and i stick it in the recycling bin it can turn into something new. chase allows us to buy capital equipment to be able to manufacture in the states to the scale we need to be a global company. with a little luck green toys could be the next great american brand. find what's next for your business
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welcome to your 49 hour weekend because we are falling back and you're going to gain that hour of sleep on saturday night, but you're going to lose it early on sunday. 6:08 saturday sunset. 5:07 is when the sun is going to set on sunday. high pressure is building in. it was strong enough today to keep a front from giving us any rainfall. this area of high pressure is going to be shoveled well to the north. -- shoved well to the north. plenty of storms, but not for us. we'll be under the influence of high pressure. that will keep us dry for five or six days.
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80s possible for many of you on monday and tuesday. rain stays away for now with near record heat unmanned and tuesday. is an front -- monday and tuesday. san jose 72. san mateo 70. san ramon75. nuvado 74. exteneded forecast, low 80 inland on sunday. this is november. we'll have upper 70s near the bay. we'll stay warm near record heat monday and tuesday and cool down by thursday with showers returning next friday. we'll be right back. ,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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...on the home opener tonig. warriors exc nba up top of the warriors. a packed house. the hope opener tonight. the warriors excited to be taking on memphis. brandon rush going in for the dunk. comes off with a small forward.
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a knee injury. he's got on mri tomorrow. they had to go on. memphis, 21 points off of the turnovers. warriors would go on a nice run there. warriors kept it close tying at 38 in the first half. second half, a game high 26. but how many times have we seen it? strong first half, within the second half. rudie gay with a slam. he had 80 points. short of a 104-94 decision. and as you look at the slam again, all the talk in the locker room was on rush. >> i think that took a little bit out of us just because this is a tight knit group. unfortunate break. but we will move on and prayerfully, it will be
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something -- if i bet on somebody, it will be him. one way other another he'll be fine. >> keenen allen out with a knee injury. watch this catch. oh, an one handed grab. you want to see it again? that's chris harper. halling it in. i don't know how -- hauling it in, i don't know how he did it. harper on the reverse. goes 14 yards for a touchdown. this is on third and gold. washington in trouble and they get out of it. how about a touchdown grab by austin jenkins. zack mainered goes down with any injury. they fall to 3-7 for the year.
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we'll be right back. ,,,,,,,,,,
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this is hayden. ,,,,,,,,,, that's elizabeth. and that's skyler... and his mom, nancy. they're just a few of the californians who took it on themselves to send you a message about what they need to restore years of cuts to their schools. prop thirty-eight. thirty-eight raises billions in new revenue - bypasses sacramento and sends every k through 12 dollar straight to our local schools... every school. for them. for all of us. vote yes on thirty-eight.
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